Ann Kelle + Aurifil

Ann Kelle + Aurifil

You can't help but smile when you see Ann Kelle designs! They are always so bright and cheerful, whether it is fun geometrics in Remix or friendly animals in Urban Zoologie or all the kids in Girl Friends.

Ann Kelle's happy colors are now available in Aurifil thread boxes, all carefully coordinated to match her fabric collections.  Available in both the large box, including 12 spools (1,422 yds each) of Aurifil 50wt. cotton thread, and the small box, including 10 spools (220 yds. each) of 50 wt. thread.

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Modern Quilt Perspectives + Linens Winner!


Congratulations to

Deb P.

the 124th commenter! 

Look for an email from us telling you how to claim your prize! 

We love this new book from Thomas Knauer and his quilt work using our Essex Linen, including the cover quilt of Modern Quilt Perspectives (KP Craft, 2014).  We liked it so much we wanted give away both the book and enough linen to make the "You Are Here" quilt for one lucky fan. 

With more than 200 entries, with many of you eager to give quilting with linens a first try, we were happy to let pick a winner for us: 


Special thanks to Thomas Knauer for donating a copy of his book for the prize and to everyone who left a comment. It's great to see all the excitement about quilting with linens and we hope you will give it a try, too! 


Modern Quilt Perspectives {new book}

Modern Quilt Perspectives {new book}

Welcome to our stop on the Modern Quilt Perspectives blog tour! This month, KP Craft has released Thomas Knauer's first quilting book Modern Quilt Perspectives: 12 Patterns for Meaningful Quilts, a collection of patterns and essays with a wonderful introduction to the tools of the trade. 

In case you missed it, be sure to read Thomas' post about the book, how it came to be with the help of many, especially the quilter extraordinaire Lisa Sipes. Check out her amazing quilting in her post about Modern Quilt Perspectives yesterday. 

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Kona Needs You

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With the introduction of 28 gorgeous new colors this past summer, Kona Solids are now offered in 271 shades of cotton. But is that enough? Of course not!

In 2014 we will add another 29 colors, offering up a staggering 300 colors ofKona Cotton Solids.

Now is the time for us to decide on those colors and we want your input. If you could add your favorites, what would they be? Let us know what colors you've been craving and just maybe you'll see it when we introduce them next year!

Tell us what your color additions would be and you will be entered to win your very ownFQ bundle of the Summer 2013 additions! Comments will be accepted until Sunday, November 24 at midnight (PST). A winner will be announced on Monday, November 25.


Winner! Modern Quilts from the Blogging Universe giveaway

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Thanks to everyone who commented on our post about following your favorite quilters! There were 300 entries and from all of those we chose one lucky winner. Using, the winner is:



Congratulations, Colleen! Look for an email from us to claim your prize and we can't wait to see what you make with all those beautiful Kona Cottons!

Modern Quilts from the Blogging Universe + Giveaway!


One of the things I really love about quilting is the longevity of patterns and how they can be modified to reflect your own personal tastes. For the past ten months, bloggers and quilters have been putting the patterns in Modern Quilts from the Blogging Universe, showcasing how fabulous and versatile the patterns are.

"Lanterns in the City" by Audrie Bidwell

"Lanterns in the City" by Audrie Bidwell

You can see each what each blogger in the book has to say about their own design:

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